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See definition of dies on Dictionary.com
  • verbpass away; stop living
  • verbwither, dwindle

synonyms for dies

  • drown
  • expire
  • perish
  • succumb
  • conk
  • croak
  • decease
  • demise
  • depart
  • drop
  • finish
  • suffocate
  • be no more
  • be taken
  • breathe one's last
  • cease to exist
  • drop off
  • give up the ghost
  • go way of all flesh
  • kick the bucket
  • relinquish life
  • rest in peace
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antonyms for dies

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  • bear
  • continue
  • be born
  • begin
  • develop
  • flourish
  • grow
  • improve
  • live
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How to use dies in a sentence

The tenor dies; the prima donna appears to do the same, but the libretto consoles you by declaring that she only swoons.
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A germ flies from a stagnant pool, and the laughing child, its mother's darling, dies dreadfully of diphtheria.
GOD AND MY NEIGHBOURROBERT BLATCHFORD
Walking thrice round it, he at each time gravely repeated: "If she dies she dies, but if she lives she lives."
THE BOOK OF ANECDOTES AND BUDGET OF FUN;VARIOUS
He cannot live; and the doctor says that neither speech nor recollection can return before he dies.
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So dies the invasion of England bogey which, from first to last, has wrought us an infinity of harm.
GALLIPOLI DIARY, VOLUME IIAN HAMILTON
It is said that food passes through its body as fast as it is eaten, so it is not nourished, and soon dies for this reason.
ALILA, OUR LITTLE PHILIPPINE COUSINMARY HAZELTON WADE
The tiller of the Indian fields lives and dies in his village and has no interests beyond the horizon.
THE RED YEARLOUIS TRACY
It reaches its full growth the first year: in the second it bears fruit, and then dies.
A WOMAN'S JOURNEY ROUND THE WORLDIDA PFEIFFER
If a horse dies while in the innkeeper's charge, he is liable unless he can show facts that excuse him.
PUTNAM'S HANDY LAW BOOK FOR THE LAYMANALBERT SIDNEY BOLLES
This punishment lasts from a few days to several months; in the latter case the prisoner generally dies.
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